In Lakewood tonight, the West Virginia Power won their sixth game in a row over the BlueClaws and again Stetson Allie provided the highlight of the night. In the fourth inning, the big first baseman hit an impressive two-run homer to center field to give West Virginia a lead they would not lose. Orlando Castro pitched well and showed the excellent control that he has worked with all season. In 11 starts and 61.2 innings, he has now walked just five batters and the lefty lowered his ERA to 2.04 on the year, with one run over six innings tonight.

The Power took a 4-1 lead in the seventh, as Junior Sosa drove a two-run double into the left-center gap. Lakewood worked their way back against Jason Creasy in relief, but fell one run short, giving the Power a 4-3 win in game two of the four ga...

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